Each scholarship shall be for $2,000 and may be awarded annually to a deserving candidate. Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be considered for an award:
- Be a graduating senior, or have graduated, from a Georgia High School, with a G.P.A of 3.0 or higher; and with plans to attend, or attending, an accredited institution of higher education which offers a certificate, Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree,
- Is currently in foster care with a FaithBridge foster family, or is an adoptee of a FaithBridge foster family,
- Must submit an application (provided by FaithBridge), reference letters, and an essay (minimum of 250 words) which describes their relationship with Christ, what “living a Christian life” means to them, how their life demonstrates those values; and their dreams and plans for their future, and
- Submit to an interview by the Scholarship Awards Committee.
Applications must be submitted by May 31 following your senior year, or each subsequent year. Be prepared to submit to an interview by the Awards Committee soon after submitting your Application.
All Applications will be reviewed and evaluated by a FaithBridge Founders Fund Scholarship Awards Committee. All information will be kept confidential.
Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the designated institution of higher learning.
FaithBridge Founders Scholarship Online Application:
Please note – you will be required to provide a 250-word (minimum) essay as well as two letters of recommendation, a current transcript showing your GPA, and an acceptance letter to the institution of higher learning you plan to attend. These may be uploaded in the form as PDF or Word files. Because this form does not have a “save” feature, we recommend you have those ready prior to filling out the form.